July, 2009


From the GeneaBlogie Archives: Books for Genealogy

Originally published September 14, 2008 Everyone, I expect, can agree on some of the books by the top authors in this field, and everyone can agree that every genealogist should have read them and have ready access to them. But I see genealogy as informed by many other disciplines and I think that genealogists need to inform themselves about these …Continue reading →

America!

Uncle Sam Dead on Fourth of July

My father’s uncle Sam, being Sam Byrant, died on July 1, 1951 in Rockport, Texas. He was buried at Prairie View Cemetery on July 5, 1951. Sam Bryant was the son of Guy Bryant (1861-1918) and Maria Martin (1864-1931).  He was one of eight children they had together.  Maria had been married once before at age 15,  and had an …Continue reading →

A Quick Get-Away

Some call it the post-Jamboree recovery period.  But in Sacramento we call it The Budget Heat Wave–every July, it’s time to take a quick get-away from the 100+ degree heat generated from about 1oth and L Streets (a little inside baseball for those who follow doings in California’s capital).  Anyway, there’s a lot going on here–a thorough wrapup of Jamboree, …Continue reading →

O, Canada!

The Maple Leaf Forever

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